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George Washington

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George Washington was the first president of the United States of America. He was born in 1732 in Westmoreland County, Va., and died in 1799 at his Mount Vernon home. For an in-depth look at the life of this fascinating figure in American history, see:

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Explore Charles Willson Peale's iconic portrait of the first president


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